Coolidge, Kansas

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Coolidge, Kansas
City
Welcome Sign, in 2010
Welcome Sign, in 2010
Location within Hamilton County (left) and Kansas (right)
Location within Hamilton County (left) and Kansas (right)
Coordinates: 38°2′32″N 102°0′37″W / 38.04222°N 102.01028°W / 38.04222; -102.01028Coordinates: 38°2′32″N 102°0′37″W / 38.04222°N 102.01028°W / 38.04222; -102.01028
Country United States
State Kansas
County Hamilton
Area[1]
 • Total 0.46 sq mi (1.19 km2)
 • Land 0.46 sq mi (1.19 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 3,356 ft (1,023 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 95
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 94
 • Density 206.5/sq mi (79.7/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 67836
Area code(s) 620
FIPS code 20-15400 [4]
GNIS feature ID 0485265 [5]

Coolidge is a city in Hamilton County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 95.[6]

History[edit]

The city of Coolidge was named after Thomas Jefferson Coolidge, the former president of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway.[7][8]

The first post office in Coolidge was established in July 1881.[9]

Geography[edit]

Coolidge is located at 38°2′32″N 102°0′37″W / 38.04222°N 102.01028°W / 38.04222; -102.01028 (38.042318, -102.010210).[10] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.46 square miles (1.19 km2), all of it land.[1]

Climate[edit]

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Coolidge has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.[11]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 90
2000 86 −4.4%
2010 95 10.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 95 people, 43 households, and 26 families residing in the city. The population density was 206.5 inhabitants per square mile (79.7/km2). There were 49 housing units at an average density of 106.5 per square mile (41.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 82.1% White and 17.9% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 33.7% of the population.

There were 43 households of which 30.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.9% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 9.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.5% were non-families. 32.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.88.

The median age in the city was 42.1 years. 25.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.4% were from 25 to 44; 28.4% were from 45 to 64; and 16.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.5% male and 49.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 86 people, 36 households, and 25 families residing in the city. The population density was 187.4 people per square mile (72.2/km²). There were 41 housing units at an average density of 89.3 per square mile (34.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 70.93% White, 26.74% from other races, and 2.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 33.72% of the population.

There were 36 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.8% were non-families. 27.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the city the population was spread out with 19.8% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 19.8% from 45 to 64, and 27.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 83.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,250, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $22,000 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,485. There were no families and 3.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 6.3% of those over 64.

Cultural references[edit]

In the 1983 movie National Lampoon's Vacation starring Chevy Chase as Clark Griswold, the Griswolds visits Cousin Eddie and his family, who live on a farm outside Coolidge.

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